• CODE BLUE - Medical Emergency – Cardiac / Respiratory Arrest• CODE RED - Fire• CODE GREY - Severe Weather• CODE BLACK - Bomb /Bomb Threat• CODE PINK - Infant/Child Abduction• CODE YELLOW - Disaster – Mass Casualty• CODE WHITE - Security Alert – Violence / Hostage• CODE ORANGE - Hazardous Materials Spill• ***Healthcare personnel frequently respond to emergency situations or events in their facilities.• Standardized codes make responses faster no matter the location.
• FIRE SAFETY (CODE RED)• Your response to a CODE RED should be:• R – Rescue patients immediately from the fire or smoke area• A – Pull the ALARM station and give the location over the radio• C – Contain the smoke or fire by closing all doors to rooms and corridors• E – Extinguish the fire (when safe to do so) or Evacuate
• Proper use of a Fire Extinguisher is:• P – Pull the pin• A – Aim at the base of the fire• S – Squeeze the handle• S – Sweep from side to side
• Communicate with co-workers during a fire or fire drill.• Always participate in Fire Drills in your department.• Know the location of exits, pull stations and fire extinguishers.• Keep the hallways clear of equipment and clutter.
• Staff should: Always wear your NAME BADGE visible above the waist• Secure your personal valuables and keys• Never disclose access codes to unauthorized persons• Report suspicious persons/behaviors to Security and/or Facilities• Use the in-house radios or call 966-7232 for SFMC Security
• Employee Right to Know – You have the right to know what hazardous chemicals are in your work area and how to protect yourself against them• MSDS – Material Safety Data Sheets (number is located on the telephone)• Call 800-451-8346 any time to access the MSDS Hotline provided by 3E Company• Employees should clean up small spills and report large spills to their manager and Facilities.
• OSHA cites Back Injury as the #1 workplace safety problem.• Back Injuries are: – Painful – Long term /lifetime disability – Expensive to diagnose and treat•• Back Injuries are the Result of: – Poor posture – Poor conditioning – Tension and Stress – Aging and Disease – Impact Trauma – Repetitive Trauma – Incorrect Lifting• Report all injuries on an EMPLOYEE ACCIDENT OR EXPOSURE REPORT.
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